from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The act of abetting; aid.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun rare Abetment.
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- noun rare
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- noun the verbal act of urging on
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Her firmness about going was sincere, but she had looked for more dissuasion; and this sprightly abettal of her departure seemed to leave something vacant in the ceremonies She fell singularly taciturn during supper at the Hotel Brunswick, and presently observed, "I hope I shall see Mr. Donohoe."